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Course on Seismic Design of Non-structural Components in Buildings at IIT Roorkee [Mar 3-5]: Register by Feb 25

By: Jasmeet | 10 Jan 2020 10:05 PM
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IIT Roorkee is conducting a three-day international short term course on Seismic Design of Non-structural Components in Buildings from March 3 to 5, 2020.

The objective of this 3-day short term course is to familiarise the participants with the state-of-the-art integrated & holistic approach to the understanding of the seismic performance and behavior and mitigation of non-structural damage in new and existing buildings during earthquakes, particularly Schools, Hospitals, Buildings housing Emergency Facilities and Heritage Buildings of special societal interest.

Course Content
  • Indian Codes and Design Guidelines for the design of non-structural components
  • Lessons from observed damages to Interior Architectural Systems during past earthquakes
  • Overview of Research and Codes / Design Guidelines for Interior Architectural Systems
  • State-of-the-art international best design practices of Interior Architectural Systems e.g. Partitions, Ceilings, etc.
  • Estimation of seismic demand on non-structural components in buildings
  • Estimation of seismic demand on non-structural components in buildings
  • Lessons from observed damages to Exterior Architectural Systems during past earthquakes
  • Overview of Research and Codes / Design Guidelines for Exterior Architectural Systems
  • State-of-the-art international best design practices of Exterior Architectural Systems e.g. Facades, Claddings, Curtain-Wall Systems etc.
  • Lessons from observed damages to Storage Systems and Equipments during past earthquakes
  • Overview of Research and Codes / Design Guidelines for Storage Systems and Equipments
  • State-of-the-art international best design practices of Storage Racks, Shelving Systems, Wine-Barrel Storage Systems, Contents etc.
  • State-of-the-art international best design practices of MEP / HVAC Equipment Systems and associated components
  • Course Conclusion – Future Perspectives and Directions
Who can Attend?

The short course has been designed to apprise the practicing architects/ engineers, students, faculty members, researchers, authorities involved in the approval and construction of new buildings and repair and rehabilitation of existing buildings, with the state-of-the-art international best practices in the seismic design of architectural systems and non-structural components in buildings.

Registration
  1. To download the registration form, click here.
  2. Candidates are requested to mail the filled in registration form to : coe_dmm@iitr.ac.in.
  3. The last date to register is February 25, 2020.
Contact

Phone Number: +91 -1332 -286616

Email ID: coe_dmm@iitr.ac.in

For further details, click here.

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